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June 29, 2017

Derby Barracks / Leaving Scene, Negligent Operation

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

        

CASE#: 17A502590

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr Daniel Lynch

            OCSD Dep Tyler Jacobs                   

STATION: Derby                  

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 6/28/17, approx. 1820 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Dumas Rd, Morgan

VIOLATION: LSA, Negligent operation

 

ACCUSED: Taylor Parenteau                                     

AGE: 23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charleston, VT

 

VICTIM: William Manning

AGE: 72

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Island Pond, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 6/28/17 at approximately 1820 hours, VSP-Derby Troopers and Orleans County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report that a truck operating at a high rate of speed had struck another truck which was parked on Dumas Rd in Morgan.  It was reported the operator had then fled the scene.

 

Upon arrival, signs were observed the vehicle had been operating recklessly for a significant distance on Hayward and Dumas Rds before striking the parked truck and then coming to rest in a ditch.  Witnesses reported they attempted to follow the operator but he had fled through a nearby field. 

 

A crash investigation revealed the suspect vehicle had been operating at an imprudent speed, losing control around a corner and striking the victim’s parked truck, before leaving the roadway and coming to a point of uncontrolled rest in a ditch.

 

Dep Jacobs deployed K9 Jonah and conducted a track of the suspect, which led through a field to a wooded area, where it ended.  Shortly thereafter, the suspect was located in the woods near where the K9 track had ended, and was identified as Taylor Parenteau.  Parenteau was briefly detained and then released with a citation to appear in court for suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident and negligent operation.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Cited

COURT DATE/TIME: 8/29/17, 0830 hrs          

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: NA

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

 

 

 

 

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